Sunshine Rescue Mission Inc. has provided food and shelter to homeless men, women and children in Flagstaff for over 60 years. We currently house 150 to 200 men, women and children every night and serve 200 to 350 meals everyday of the week.
THE MISSION is our men's shelter and community out reach center. Meals are served to the general public 3 times a day. Short term guests may have an intake for an overnight stay from 4-6pm.
Provides a loving and accountable environment of grace. We have found this allows the women and children who come to us for assistance to heal from the inside out.
Dorsey Manor is a transitional home for men who have jobs, or are on Disability and/or a Veteran. These men have first been resident’s at Sunshine Rescue Mission and then needed housing to further their stability as they moved out of Homelessness and back into the community.« read more »
Let’s face it, we are all in need of some aspect of restoration. The beauty of recognizing our need is that it initiates growth in a specific area of our lives. When this happens, there is the potential for life transformation. (Romans 12:1,2). And we can be confident of this very thing, "that He who began a good work in us will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus." (Phil 1:6) When we are faithful to plant and till in peoples lives it is God's job to cause their growth! This gives us the freedom not to pressure others into transformation; but with healthy boundaries and the power of His love and word, the Lord will change their lives!
After a series of peaks and valleys caused by me doing it my way... I found myself at the lowest point ever. After finally opening my heart to God, he came to the rescue, giving me the time and the will to read His word and experience His teachings. He sent me willing and faithful mentors and teachers that helped reshape and restore what He wanted in me; to be able to re-engage in the world, transformed as one who serves, reaches out and helps others selflessly; to show God’s teachings by example; and to share what God gave to me and all His children. Currently I am the Assistant Director at The Mission...giving back from where I came!
Before Hope Cottage I was stuck in a cycle of substance abuse... and I couldn’t find my way out. I am learning that there is more to me than my past. I am restoring my relationship with God and my community and am finally able to imagine a future free of drugs and alcohol. My life is changing more and more for the better every day. With the help of the amazing staff at Hope Cottage, I am taking steps towards becoming the person that God wants me to be! Currently, I am working at the Flagstaff Family Food Center through a grant to Re-Engage back into the workforce. It is a wonderful experience.